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Marc James

marc2 Marc JamesSince 2008, Marc was the Afternoon Drive host (3-7 P.M.) on ESPN 1040 in Tampa, FL. Since then, he’s done a lot of television work as a frequent guest on National TV shows on ESPN News, SportsCenter, & ESPN Radio.

In 2007, Marc co-hosted a Mid Day show on Sports 56 WHBQ “The Voice of the Fan” in Memphis. Before that (from January-December 2006), Marc hosted the Nationally Syndicated sports talk show known as the “Sports Edge” which was broadcast on Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 122/Sports Byline USA Network (Monday-Friday) 4-7 P.M.

Previously, he hosted his own morning drive show known as “Mouthin’ Off” on 1400 ESPN Radio in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, FL., for two years (2004-2006). During his time at 1400, he hosted the “Randy McMichael Show” with Miami Dolphins star tight end Randy McMichael and a baseball show known as “Diamond Talk”. In addition to his on air responsibilities, he also worked as the station’s Executive Producer and Sports Director.

Since 2003, Marc is the official ESPN National Radio reporter for all University of Miami football and basketball games. During that time, he worked as the reporter for the 2005 BCS National Championship Orange Bowl game (USC v. Oklahoma) and the 2006 BCS Orange Bowl (Penn State v. Florida State) game.

In his career, he has covered numerous Super Bowls, World Series, Final Fours, BCS National Championship games, NBA Finals, NHL playoffs, College World Series, etc. He has interviewed some of the biggest stars and personalities in the world of sports and entertainment such as Pete Rose, Don King, Rob Schneider, Will Ferrell, Hulk Hogan, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Shaquille O’Neal, Jerry Rice, Randy Moss, Barry Sanders, Terrell Owens, Jeremy Shockey, Mark Sanchez, Matthew Stafford, Reggie Bush, etc.

Prior to his arrival in South Florida, he worked at ESPN, Inc., “The Worldwide Leader in Sports” in Bristol, CT., for two years in television production on several shows such as the company’s flagship show SportsCenter, College Football Gameday, Baseball Tonight, NBA 2 Nite, NHL 2 Nite, and ESPN News.

Marc’s style is Outspoken, Polarizing, Entertaining, Opinionated, Engaging, Unapologetic, In Your Face, Pull No Punches, Take No Prisoners Sports Talk Radio.
He is a Die-hard Oakland Raiders, Miami Hurricanes Football, Arkansas Razorbacks Basketball, New York Mets, and New York Knicks fan.

As an undergrad, he received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Arkansas. Then, he obtained two Master’s Degrees from the University of Miami and the University of Georgia. He’s got the ACC & SEC covered Top to Bottom from Tobacco Road to South Beach and all points in between!

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Marc James’ Top 10 Greatest Basketball Teams Of All Time

It’s that time of the year again: March Madness. What better way to kick it off than reflect back on My Ultimate List which is: “MARC JAMES’ TOP 10 GREATEST COLLEGE BASKETBALL TEAMS OF ALL TIME”.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/27/2013


Marc James & The Case Of The Missing Steak Sandwich

Today’s lesson learned on The Drive: never steal Marc James’ steak sandwich from Sullivan’s.  Every Thursday, Sullivan’s Steakhouse provides lunch for The Drive team and each week Marc James enjoys his favorite steak sandwich from [...]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/21/2013

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“Marc’s Madness” Winning 2013 NCAA Tournament Picks

“MARC’s MADNESS” 2013 winning the NCAA Tournament picks: Cards Cut Down The Nets & Keep The National Title In The Bluegrass State.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/20/2013

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Hitting To All Fields: Bigger Blowout – Duke Over UNC Or Deadspin.com Over Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson?

What was the bigger blow-out: Duke over North Carolina in Chapel Hill or Deadspin.com’s exposé of Panthers’ owner Jerry Richardson?

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/13/2013

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Hitting To All Fields: Dennis Rodman A Political Ambassador; March Is About To Get MAD In The ACC; & Could Bobcats Season Get Worse?

Dennis Rodman as a politcial ambassador for peace talking to George Stephanopoulos would have been like the Kardashian sisters speaking to the late Mother Teresa about celibacy.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/06/2013

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Random Thoughts From A Wayward Mind

Why was Mike Krzyzewski so mad at the Virginia fans for storming the court? Coach K. probably should have been upset with Rasheed Sulaimon for shooting 2 of 10 for the game. Now, court storming is the latest hot button, water cooler Topic for latest news cycle. What’s next: lack of male cheerleaders?

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/04/2013

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Hitting To All Fields: Heels Make “STATE”ment To Wolfpack, Wake Upsets #2 Miami, Danica Lives Up To Daytona Hype

Epic win for UNC over N.C. State in Chapel Hill…The Dean Dome crowd was rocking big time for the Heels 76-65 “STATE”ment over the Pack. Hats off to Reggie Bullock who was on fire, hitting 5 out of 12 from three point range with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Freshman Marcus Paige outplayed one of the best point guards in America: Lorenzo Brown with eight assists and ZERO turnovers…the highly touted McDonald’s All-American finally played as advertised coming out of Marion, Iowa.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–02/26/2013

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The NCAA Is Inept And Corrupt; Duke, UNC, & NC State In The ACC

Greetings and salutations, it’s time once again to go “Hitting To All Fields”.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–02/20/2013

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UNC Vs. Duke: The Epicenter of College Basketball

Here we go again, Red Sox vs.Yankees; Celtics vs. Lakers; Rolls Royce vs. Bentley; BMW vs. Mercedes; Auburn vs. Alabama; Paris Hilton vs. intelligence; Brooke Hogan vs. talent; Rosie O’Donnell vs. Weight Watchers; Charlie Sheen vs. sanity and the rest of the world. You get the picture, right? To quote the Hall of Fame Ambassador of College Basketball Dick Vitale: “It’s DUKE vs. CAROLINA BABY! ARE YOU SERIOUS?”

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–02/13/2013

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Hitting To All Fields: Duke Gets Blasted By Miami, 52 Takes The “RAY”vens Back To The Super Bowl

Only in “Bizarro World” would the University of Miami basketball team destroy #1 Duke 90-63. That’s exactly what happened. Coach K. Better fix it ASAP because conference schedule has just begun. The NCAA should investigate Miami for violating Duke the way they did.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–01/25/2013